[mythtv-users] Recording time too short?

Thomas Börkel thomas at boerkel.de
Wed Sep 13 05:08:41 UTC 2006


Sergei Gerasenko wrote:
> Not sure if it's me or myth, but my scheduled recordings are
> consistently 5 seconds short of the "projected" recording time. I don't

That's normal. I guess it's the time to initialize the capture cards. 
So, I think it does not stop 5s earlier but starts 5s later.

> 29:55". That's how I found out that it was 5 seconds short. Actually I
> first noticed it when I was watching an episode of the Simpsons and the
> recording stopped in the middle of a scene at the end of the show.

And that extra 5s would have done it? ;-)

I always add at least 10 minutes to the projected end time when scheduling.


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